Department: Economic Development and Tourism

Contact details

Physical: 7 Government Boulevard, Building 4, Riverside Park, Mbombela
Postal: Private Bag X11215, Mbombela, 1200
Tel: 013 766 4004
Fax: 013 766 4613


The mission of the Mpumalanga Department of Economic Development and Tourism is to drive economic growth that creates decent employment and promote sustainable development through partnerships.

The Department's strategic goals are: sustained economic development that increases employment, alleviates poverty and addresses inequality among the citizenry; and flourishing domestic and foreign tourism, and increased inclusivity of all stakeholders in the sector.

Office Bearers

Mr SE Kholwane
Head of Department
Mr M Mkhize

Mr Sikhumbuzo Eric Kholwane
Head of Department:
Mr Muzi Mkhize
Mr CT Dlamini
Chief Directors:
Mr TI Makwetla (Business Regulation and Governance)
Mr LM Mdluli (Integrated Economic Development)
Mr JM Mnisi (Trade and Sector Development)
Mr TN Fakude (Legal Services)
Mr MOP Kgaka (Director: Knowledge Management)
Mr PT Khumalo (Regional: Gert Sibande)
Mr NB Lubisi (Director: Consumer Services)
Mr HW Makaringe (Regional: Ehlanzeni)
Mr PP Maseko (Director: Enterprise Development)
Mrs IN Mashele (Director: Human Resources Management)
Mr JD Mdluli (Tourism and Development)
Mr A Mkhabela (Regional Manager: Nkangala)
Mr GS Mogoane (Director: Strategic Executive Management Support)
Mr PS Mohlala (Local Economic Development)
Mr JM Mtsweni (Director: Planning and Coordination)
Mr SN Nkonyane (Director: Policy and Planning)
Ms RF Nyathi (Internal Audit)
Mr AJD Sebastian (Director: Business Regulatory Services)
Mr M Sebitso (Economic Planning)
Ms FI Serakalala (Director: Economic Empowerment)
Mr A Van Niekerk (Strategic Initiatives)
Communications Officers:
Mr Andries Mnisi (Parliamentary Liaison Officer)
Mr Mohau Ramodibe (Director: Communication)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a869 967916 156792 640
Actual Expendituren/a761 035831 040789 215
Employee Compensationn/a109 953163 896152 669
Goods and Servicesn/a89 21487 32375 556
Capital Assetsn/a5 3282 27713 907
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a-6 5304 021
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a--1 053
Posts Approvedn/a274542476
Posts Filledn/a249458423
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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